Department of Internal Medicine
Pulmonary, Critical Care and
Occupational Medicine Faculty
Dawn M. Flaherty, M.D.
Dr. Flaherty's research interests have focused on cellular and molecular biology of reactive oxygen molecules. Her current project involves the examination of redox regulation of transcription factors in normal macrophages and in macrophages from patients with fibrotic lung disease.
Honors, Awards, and Organizations
- American Medical Association
- American Thoracic Society
- American College of Chest Physicians
- Hempel, S.L., Buettner, G.R., O'Malley, Y.Q., Wessels, D.A., and Flaherty, D.M. Dihydrofluorescein Diacetate Is Superior for Detecting Intracellular Oxidants: Comparison to 2'7'-dichlorodihydrofluorescein Diacetate, 5 (and 6)-carboxy 2',7'-dichlorodihydrofluorescein Diacetate and Dihydrorhodamine 123. Free Radical Biol. Med., 27(1-2):146-159, 1999.
- Flaherty, D.M., Monick, M.M., Carter, A.B., Peterson, M.W., and Hunninghake, G.W. GM-CSF Increases AP-1 DNA-Binding and Ref-1 Amounts in Human Alveolar Macrophages. Am J Resp Cell Mol Biol. 25: 254-259, 2001.
- Flaherty, D.M., Monick, M.M. and Hunninghake, G.W. AP Endonucleases and the Many Functions of Ref-1. Am J Resp Cell Mol Biol. 25: 664-667, 2001.
- Flaherty, D.M., Monick, M.M., Carter, A.B., Peterson, M.W., and Hunninghake, G.W. Oxidant Mediated Increases in Ref-1 Nuclear Protein and AP-1 DNA Binding in Asbestos Treated Macrophages. J. Immunol.168: 5675-5681, 2002.